Myth or Fact: Small Dogs are More Aggressive Than Large Dogs?

It’s true, small dogs behave very differently than large dogs. But why? Experts explain.

What golden retrievers are teaching us about cancer

In September, Sara Fritz lost her six-year-old golden retriever, Emma, to an especially aggressive cancer called hemangiosarcoma. As a pet parent, she was heartbroken. As a practicing veterinary oncologist, she was frustrated. More than 60 percent of golden retrievers will develop cancer in their lifetimes, compared to about 25 percent of other breeds. “All dogs can develop […]

How one rabid kitten triggered intensive effort to contain deadly virus

At first, Madeline Wahl thought her new kitten was having a bad reaction to medication for ringworm. After each dose, he would shake his head and flail his legs. She and her husband, Rich, had brought the kitten to their house in a historic neighborhood in Omaha after a friend found the stray meowing in her driveway. […]

Tips for Traveling with Pets

  As animals become increasingly integrated into our daily lives, it’s not surprising that more and more people want to include their pets when they travel. To ensure your pet’s health and well-being, it’s important to research and properly prepare for potential trips with pets, including providing documentation of their latest vaccinations. Learn more from […]

Push Back on Food Allergies by Getting a Pet

    It may seem counter-intuitive, but pet ownership can reduce food allergies in children. Learn why.

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty

Want to get your cat’s attention, but your cat’s not having it? You may need to work on your audio and visual cues.

Animal Health Is an Economic Driver

The total economic impact of the animal health industry includes the direct contributions of animal health manufacturers that operate in the U.S. plus activity generated by industries that rely on healthy animals, such as animal production, meat and dairy manufacturing, veterinary services, and pet services.  

 Pet Ownership Saves Billions in Human Healthcare

Pets contribute positively to public health, and research indicates that pet ownership saves the U.S. healthcare system about $22.7 billion annually.